Word Summary
ga'own: redemption
Original Word: גָּאוֹן
Transliteration: ga'own
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-ohn')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: redemption
Meaning: arrogance, majesty, ornament
Strong's Concordance
majesty, pomp, pride, proud, swelling

From ga'ah; the same as ga'avah -- arrogancy, excellency(-lent), majesty, pomp, pride, proud, swelling.

see HEBREW ga'ah

see HEBREW ga'avah


H1347. ga

'own גָּאוֺןnoun masculineHosea 5:5 exaltationJob 40:10 5t.; construct גְּאוֺןLeviticus 26:19 31t.; suffix גְּאוֺנְךָ‎ etc. Exodus 15:7 9t.; plural suffix גְּאוֺנָ֑יִךְEzekiel 16:56; —

1 exaltation, majesty, excellence,

a. of nations, their wealth, power, magnificence of buildings, e.g. Egypt Ezekiel 32:12, Chaldeans Isaiah 13:11, 19; 14:11, Philistines Zechariah 9:6, Assyria 10:11, Jacob Psalm 47:5; Amos 6:8; 8:7; Nahum 2:3, Israel Hosea 5:5; 7:10 (probably appellation of ׳י‎), Nahum 2:3, Judah Jeremiah 13:9, Jerusalem 13:9; Ezekiel 16:56; עֻזָּהּ גְּאוֺןpride of her strength 30:6, 18; 33:28; עזים גאון7:24 (but ᵐ5‎ Ew Hi Co read עזם‎); עזכם גאוןLeviticus 26:19; Ezekiel 24:21; the fruit of land of Judah will become ולתפארת לגאוןmajestic and beautiful Isaiah 4:2; צבי כל גאוןthe majesty of all the splendour (of Tyre) 23:9; Zion is to become עולם גאוןan everlasting excellency 60:15.

b. of God Exodus 15:7; Isaiah 24:14; Micah 5:3; גְּאֹנוֺ הֲדַרIsaiah 2:10, 19, 21; גְּאוֺנוֺ בְּקוֺל יַרְעֵםJob 37:4; וָגֹבַהּ גָּאוֺן נָא עֲדֵה40:10.

c. הירדן גאוןmajesty of Jordan, referring to the green and shady banks, clothed with willows, tamarisks, and cane, in which the lions made their covert Jeremiah 49:19; 50:44; Zechariah 11:3, and therefore dangerous Jeremiah 12:5 (Ew thinks of the swelling of its agitated waters); גַּלֶּיךָ גְּאוֺןmajesty of thy waves Job 38:11.

2 pride (bad sense) Job 35:12; Psalm 59:13; Proverbs 8:13; 16:18; Ezekiel 7:20; 16:49; Zephaniah 2:10; of Moab Isaiah 16:6 (twice in verse) = Jeremiah 48:29 (twice in verse).